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Daily Mail - Great Britain

Ebola is in America: Dallas man is diagnosed with disease AFTER return from Africa in first case found on U.S. soil. Now in isolation but he MAY have infected others

The patient is being isolated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 4:11 am

Body found in river by police searching for Alice Gross: Family told of grim discovery close to where schoolgirl went missing

Scotland Yard said tonight that a body had been discovered in the River Brent. In a statement, the force said the 14-year-old’s family have been updated on the development.

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 3:49 am

Furore over Stella McCartney’s skeleton-chic model as hundreds of fans complain about designer’s Instagram snap 

The designer came under fire after posting a picture on her Instagram page of an emaciated model in a vest from her brand’s Summer 2015 collection, writes SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE.

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 3:39 am

British schoolgirl Yusra Hussien thought to have fled to join ISIS was A-grade student

Yusra Hussien (pictured), who was reported missing from her Bristol home last week, is believed to have met another girl, 17, before the pair boarded a plane to the Turkish capital Istanbul.

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 2:27 am

Mother returns from Tesco to find illegal immigrant sitting on her drive

Jacky Goodfellow, 40, gave the 23-year-old Eritrean a chocolate bar and a packet of crisps at her home in Kent – but said that he did not know how to open them.

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 2:26 am

Call for inquiry into £600 bill to watch live Premier League football on TV: Virgin Media claims way rights are auctioned leaves fans paying highest prices in Europe

TV watchdogs are under pressure to launch an inquiry into the cost of watching live Premier League football on television, which can be more than £600 a year.

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 2:22 am

Neil ‘Dr’ Fox arrested by police investigating claims of historic ‘sex assaults’

The married 53-year-old, whose full name is Neil Fox, was arrested at Magic Radio’s studios in Soho, London, where he presents the weekday breakfast show.

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 2:09 am

Indian Express - India

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed

Islamist supporters of Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood organization added a call to boycott of the referendum.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:54 am

Over 100 houses burned down in China”s ancient Tibetan town

No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire is being investigated, the report said.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:26 am

‘India dangerous weak link in n-security”

Estimated 1,400 tons uranium and almost 500 tons of plutonium stored in around the world.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 8:09 pm

Parvez Musharraf’s health report shows no illness: Prosecutor

Musharraf was rushed to hospital after he developed heart problems while being driven to special court.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:44 am

Huffington Post announces creation of new online publication, THEWORLDPOST

THEWORLDPOST editorial board includes noted Indian journalist Dileep Padgaonkar.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:14 am

Earth’s atmosphere suffers from ‘nuclear hangover’

According to Alvarado, the levels were not high enough to pose a risk to human health.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 12:28 pm

Polar freeze turns deadly, moves to US East and South after killing 21 people

The Midwest and the East experienced temperatures colder than much of Antarctica.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 8:09 am


BBC - Great Britain

Caver freed after 12-day ordeal

An injured Spanish speleologist who was trapped in a 400m deep cave in north-eastern Peru for 12 days has been rescued.

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 3:29 am

Profile: Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg

Norway’s master of surprises takes the helm

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 11:42 pm

VIDEO: The day Ivan got hitched to Ove

How legalising same sex unions changed lives for gay couple

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 11:08 pm

How Bosnia is helping Cyprus find peace

How Bosnia is helping Cyprus find peace

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 11:07 pm

Anger at Irish water charges reaches boiling point

Irish water charges spark a flood of complaints

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 11:05 pm

Norway best country for older people

Norway is the best place to be old, according to an index of the quality of later life in published on the UN’s International Day of Older Persons.

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 11:02 pm

Catalans rally for independence vote

Thousands of pro-independence campaigners take to the streets of Barcelona after the Catalan government says it remains “determined” to hold the vote.

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 7:25 pm

NPR - United States

Mexico Pays To Help Its Citizens Avoid Deportation From The U.S.

Applying to the program for immigrants illegally brought to the U.S. as children provides a work permit and prevents deportation, but costs $465. Mexico is helping some of its citizens with that cost.

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 10:39 pm

Israel Justice Minister: U.S. Shouldn’t Give Up On Palestinian Peace Process

Robert Siegel speaks with Tzipi Livni, the Israeli Minister of Justice and the country’s chief negotiator with the Palestinians, about the future of the failed peace process.

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 9:06 pm

Hong Kong’s Protest Umbrellas Have A Deep Political History

Umbrellas have become the symbol of the Hong Kong protests. But it turns out they were a political liability that symbolized appeasement and weakness for much of the 20th century.

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 8:30 pm

U.S.-Afghanistan Security Agreement Receives Mixed Reaction

Rachel Martin talks to U.S. ambassador James Cunningham and Sarah Chayes of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about Afghanistan’s new government and joint security agreement.

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 8:19 pm

How One Chauffeur Took Down A Corrupt Brazilian Politician

Antonio Cavalcante helped get a candidate for governor barred after showing that the politician had embezzled millions of dollars while he was a state legislator.

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 8:08 pm

Hong Kong Students Make Personal, Professional Sacrifices To Protest

The students have appeared as the vanguard of the ongoing pro-democracy protests. On Tuesday, student groups announced they will boycott classes until the government addresses their demands.

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 8:08 pm

‘Human Flesh’ Burger Is A Treat To Tempt The Walking Dead

In a stunt to promote the next season of the hit zombie show The Walking Dead, London chefs have concocted a burger inspired by human flesh. They’re giving them away Tuesday at a pop-up restaurant.

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 8:04 pm

The Jerusalem Post - Israel

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Voice of America - US Government

NASA to Drop Former Marine Helicopter to Test New Airframe Design

NASA engineers will purposely crash a retired U.S. Marine helicopter, retrofitted with various composite subfloors, to see how well an airframe of that material would protect anyone inside the cabin.

According to the space exploration agency there is growing interest in carbon airframes, but not a lot of safety testing has been done on a full-scale level to determine its crashworthiness.

Wednesday’s experiment at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia will swing a…

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 3:47 am

Euphoria and Fear in Hong Kong as National Day Dawns

Hundreds of thousands of protesters continue to occupy Hong Kong’s central business district. The atmosphere was festive as night fell on the eve of the October 1 national holiday, marking the 65th anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, but it is freedom and democracy that these Chinese citizens wish to celebrate, not communist-imposed rule.

To the accompaniment of protest songs and rousing speeches calling for the resignation of Hong Kong chief executive…

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 3:34 am

At Age 90, Former President Jimmy Carter is Still Going Strong

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter celebrates his 90th birthday October 1. While not the oldest living president, Carter has set the record for the longest post-presidency of any former occupant of the White House, surpassing Herbert Hoover for the honor in 2012. And he shows no signs of slowing down.

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 3:28 am

Afghan BSA Signed to Promote Country’s Stability

Afghanistan has signed long-delayed security pacts with the United States and NATO to authorize a small international military force in the country after the end of the year. VOA’s Carla Babb has the story.

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 3:22 am

Interviewing President Carter

If there is one thing I’ve learned over the last decade while interviewing former President Jimmy Carter, it is to be on time, and be ready. 

The former Navy officer still lives by a military clock even at the age of 90, and is absolutely punctual.  Through all of our interviews, he has never been late.  Not once.

Being early is a different story.

“President Carter is ready for you now, if you could start early,” his staff member asks as myself and cameraman and…

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 2:46 am

At Age 90, Former President Jimmy Carter is Still Going Strong

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter celebrates his 90th birthday October 1. While not the oldest living president, Carter has set the record for the longest post-presidency of any former occupant of the White House, surpassing Herbert Hoover for the honor in 2012. 

And he shows no signs of slowing down. His Vice President, Walter Mondale, believes Jimmy Carter stands apart among former presidents. “He’s got this part of him, this focus, this commitment… he gets on to something he…

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 2:37 am

Indonesian President Returns Home to Widespread Criticism

Outgoing Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has returned home early from an official trip overseas after sparking protests and anger over his handling of a bill that will end direct elections for local and regional officials.

After returning from Japan Tuesday, the president held an emergency meeting with his Cabinet and reaffirmed his government’s support for direct elections.

“The government’s position on the [elections of governors, regency heads and mayors] is…

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 1:42 am


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